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Improper Access Control


Severity High
Score 8.1/10


The Java Console in IBM Domino 8.5.x before 8.5.3 FP6 IF13 and 9.x before 9.0.1 FP6, when a certain unsupported configuration involving UNC share pathnames is used, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, aka SPR KLYHA7MM3J. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-0920.

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CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Listed 5th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', improper (or broken) access control attacks are a fundamental type of vulnerability. This includes a broad range of design flaws that enable users to act outside of their intended permissions. They can use these privileges to gain access to restricted files and functionality such as accessing restricted information, falsifying records, destroying data, or executing commands.


Advisory Timeline

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